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Valley Bible Church – Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

220 Turkey Hill Rd, P.O. Box 250

Position Type

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries


Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA)

Ministry Area

Youth/Student Ministry

Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

The overall vision of this position is to make disciples specifically among youth and young adults in context and community of Valley Bible Church. This also involves broader ministry responsibilities.

1. Youth Ministry
• Lead student ministry targeting students in grades 6-12.
• Reach and equip youth to follow Jesus.
• Help youth discover and apply their gifts.
• Build partnering relationships with parents.
• Provide strategic weekly engagements, seasonal retreats and service initiatives.
• Equip team leaders with their gifts to carry out the work of ministry.

2. Young Adult Ministry
• Work closely with Young Adults to develop and encourage their spiritual growth in Christ.
• Create regular and periodic opportunities for young adults to connect and grow and serve such as a Life Group, retreat, mission opportunity, fun event, etc.
• Help lead, strategize and plan ministry as it relates to young adults who have entered college and/or a career.
• Create an environment for new leaders among the young adults.
• Provide guidance and support based on Biblical principles.

3. General Ministry Engagement: As part of the leadership team, we work together for the care of the body of Christ. This may include:
• Teaching and Preaching
• Congregational care
• Counseling and visitation
• Collaborating with other ministry leaders as we serve Christ and His Church.
• Back up senior pastor for funerals or crisis situations
• Engage in the leadership community